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June 11, 2013 | In the News: Lake Tahoe News

Nevada fails to protect Lake Tahoe

Nevada governor Brian Sandoval signed SB 229 into law, repealing legislation that would have withdrawn the state of Nevada from the Lake Tahoe bi-state Compact, a federally approved agreement intended to provide regional protection of the Lake’s stunning natural features. The law, however, severely weakens the Tahoe Regional Protection Agency’s authority to protect Lake Tahoe by requiring that it consider economic factors in land-use planning, thereby giving development and environmental protection of the Lake equal weight.

June 4, 2013 | Blog Post

Climate Ride: A Sustainable Conference on Wheels

A traditional road trip along the Pacific Coast Highway provides many “oohs” and “ahhs” along the majestic ocean, and for good reason. The turquoise water and rolling hills encourage exploration around every twist in the road. Yet, through a 320-mile bike journey, I’ve learned that all senses are heightened when on two wheels. Our dynamic team of four women joined Climate Ride, a charitable bike ride, in an effort to fight climate change.

June 2, 2013 | Case

Restoring Groundfish In New England

Groundfish, once the foundation of one of the nation’s most iconic fisheries, are being decimated by chronic and severe overfishing, as well as now warming ocean temperatures from climate change. Earthjustice has filed a pair of lawsuits in the federal district court challenging recent decisions by the National Marine Fisheries Service regarding New England groundfish.

May 29, 2013 | Case

Protecting Coos Bay Estuary from Massive Dredging Project

Earthjustice is representing groups trying to protect Coos Bay, Oregon, from a massive dredging project designed to allow larger ships access to potential fossil fuel export terminals. The case is before the Oregon State Court of Appeals.

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